"BigAdv" suspended under Linux; Windows tests begin

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As a result of a bug affecting A3-core BigAdv units on Linux, Peter Kasson has suspended the assignment of these units to Linux machines.

The cause of this bug remains unknown, but pending its resolution, you should fall back on non-BigAdv units for the time being.

If you have one handy, you can still try your hand at folding BigAdv units under a Windows installation, as this capability has just been activated for the OS. As with the Linux client, running it with the -smp and -bigadv flags on a version 6.29 client or higher will allow you to obtain BigAdv units.

The current stock of BigAdv units will remain fairly limited until new projects are started with corrected cores. In the event of a shortage, your Windows machine should fall back on A3 projects.